Luke 22:67-68 We Must Tell Them The Truth

Luke 22:67-68 (KJV)
Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe:
And if I also ask you, ye will not answer me, nor let me go.

As much as we complain about the bias of our day, nothing has ever really changed. Of course, the mainstream media didn’t exist in Jesus’ day, but if it had, it would have behaved much like the chief priests, scribes, and elders of the people did.

Jesus recognized that they were not interested in the truth. They did not ask Jesus legitimate questions, nor were they looking for truthful answers.

They had no intention of believing Jesus or letting Him free.

And He knew it.

He, therefore, did not enter into a conversation with them. What did was to declare a truthful judgment upon them.

As we approach the end of days, we Christians will find those of the world less and less willing to reason with us. They are angry. They are mad at life, mad at God, and mad at us for believing Him. They will not accept our message, nor will they excuse us for believing it.

This in no way means we must not talk to them. I said talk to them, not with them. The conversation is, by their choice, one way.

Regardless of the consequences, we must tell them the truth.

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Luke 22:67-68 We Must Tell Them The Truth

Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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